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Vermont Super 8 Race Report

October 13, 2020
Vermont Super 8

Words and Photos by AOC Athlete Tony Prikes Event: Vermont Super 8  Rider category: ‘Self sufficient’ (Riders in this category must remain outdoors for the entirety of the race with no ability to buy or purchase any goods or services.) Bike/Stuff: Trek Procaliber 9.7; rigged to 60lbs; ~ 3 liter water capacity; 6 days food This was my first bikepacking/endurance riding experience and I enjoyed every minute of it.  This race in my opinion is more than just a race. …

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Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb

September 6, 2017
Mount Washington Hill Climb - 2017

Words by Lisa Mazzola The Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb (MWARBH) is an annual bicycle racing event held in New Hampshire. Considered by many as one of the toughest hill climbs in the world, the course is a 7.6-mile climb up to the top of Mount Washington. The highest peak in the northeast United States: it has an average grade of 12% with extended sections of 18% and the last 50 yards is 22% to the finish line. And if…

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